Sex is Comedy is a romance comedy film that was released in 2002. The film involves an experienced director named Janette is who attempting to make a great film and cannot get the sex scene in the film right. The problem is that the two actors involved in the sex scene absolutely hate each other. Janette wants to make a good film, and so she decides to manipulate the pair. This involves using various tools to make them like each other, making them dependent on the film, and manipulating those around her. This is done by both learning the social dynamics of the film crew and also entering into the personal lives of each one of them. This eventually results in the two actors rather liking each other.
Sex is Comedy was written and directed by Catherine Breillat. The film features performances by Anne Parillaud, Grégoire Colin, and Roxane Mesquida. Sex is Comedy is a loosely autobiographical film that is based on Catherine Breillat's experiences with working on movies.